Dry Skin

What if Santa Claus was in menopause?

by betsyr on December 6, 2011

Picture a middle aged Santa as his sleigh begins to lift He’s halfway to the heavens when he sees he forgot the gifts Perhaps he’s a wee bit cranky as he slides down each chimney stack His feet are achy, eyes are itchy, he’s got pains all down his back He’s sweating something awful, a […]

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Pimples, Wrinkles, and Sagging

by betsyr on November 28, 2011

Pimples, wrinkles, and sagging during menopause seem like life’s cruelest joke. Not only are we discovering that bright bulbs and fluorescent lights are not our friends, but even stranger perpetrators are lurking, too. As we peek at the mirror to engage in our usual daily (or multi-daily) scrutiny of our faces and conduct our hygiene […]

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Hot Flash Menopause Chronicles

by betsyr on October 25, 2011

Dear Menopause Diary: Here is how my work day has been going lately: 9:00am I appear at work wearing the following: Boots, tights, slacks, camisole, long sleeved cotton tee shirt, blouse, vest, scarf. I am carrying a large tote bag containing the following: Flat shoes, a hat, a bottle of water, ice pack, duct tape, […]

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